TPWD – Park/Historic Site Superintendent I – CAPPS – Monahans
To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
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FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.
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HIRING CONTACT: Adam Jarrett, (432) 426-3533
PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Monahans Sandhills State Parks, 2500 I-20 Exit 86, Monahans, Texas 79756
Note: This position is located in a very remote and rugged portion of the Chihuahuan Desert. Amenities are limited and cell signal is not reliable. It is recommended that applicants review, research, and visit the area before applying.
Performs moderately complex (journey-level) park/historic site management work. Under the direction of the Region 1 Director, this position is responsible for overseeing the preservation, protection, administration, and maintenance of Monahans Sandhills State Park. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: visitor and customer service, cultural and natural resource protection and stewardship; financial management including budget planning, preparation and monitoring; revenue management; human resources management to include recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce; security and safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and equipment; customer service; public relations, marketing and promotion; interpretive and educational program management to include engaging in community outreach that includes a diverse/underserved visitor base; and coordinating special events. Engages in volunteer development and cultivating partnerships. Leads team to fulfill the TPWD Mission and in a manner that embodies the department’s core values. Responsible for other assigned projects required by the Region and Austin headquarters. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
Note: Salary range is limited to a commissioned officers in the park management track prior to 9/1/2020. State Park Law Enforcement career ladder eligibility requirements must be met to advance from the base rate-of-pay.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
Two years of experience in (1) natural/cultural resource management; (2) interpretation or education; or (3) general maintenance; or (4) public safety; or (5) promotions or public relations or marketing;
One year experience as a supervisor or team leader.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.
Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid Texas class “C” driver’s license.
NOTE: Retention of this position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining the required license.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998, with no break in service and with a minimum of sixty semester hours earned may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park management, supervision or operations for the required degree.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Park Administration, Recreation and Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology, Archeology or History.
Experience as a park manager, supervisor or team leader;
Experience in revenue or budget management;
Experience in the management of natural resources.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of accountability regarding revenue collection;
Knowledge of all phases of park administration and operations;
Knowledge of public relations and techniques on developing beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups and other outside agencies and organizations;
Knowledge of management and conservation of natural and cultural resources;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in personnel management and effectively supervising employees while maintaining and fostering a team environment;
Skill in public relations and developing beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups and other outside agencies/organizations;
Skill in administering facility, equipment and grounds repair programs and repair techniques;
Skill in conflict resolution and customer service procedures;
Skill in coordination of volunteers in the interpretation of the park;
Skilled in First Aid, CPR, and emergency procedures;
Skilled in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others;
Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing, revenue collections, leased concession operations, inventories and agency property;
Ability to develop marketing, promotional activities and special events;
Ability to deliver and manage employee and public safety programs;
Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair or construction of park facilities as well maintenance/repair of equipment management programs and manage minor/capital projects;
Ability to uniformly and consistently interpret and enforce appropriate park rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner;
Ability to complete communication documents to include professional correspondence, reports, presentation materials and special assignments;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability to work as a team member and represent the Police team in a professional manner;
Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.
Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use;
Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
Required to adjust to changing schedules;
Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations;
Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Must conform to agency work rules, safety program, and dress and grooming standards;
Required to live on-site in State housing with a monthly deduction of $183.06. Housing rate is established by TPWD policy, calculated using federal guidelines, and may change according to market value;
Required to operate a State vehicle;
Required to travel 20% with possible overnight stays;
Non-smoking work environment in State buildings and vehicles.
TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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